Egoyan, Atom

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Name
Egoyan, Atom Gender: M
born on 19 July 1960 at 04:30 (= 04:30 AM )
Place Cairo, Egypt, 30n03, 31e15
Timezone EEDT h3e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Accuracy in question
Rodden Rating C
Collector: McKay-Clements
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 26°22' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 04°54 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 04°39'



Atom Egoyan
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Biography

Canadian stage and film director, writer, and producer, who made his career breakthrough with Exotica (1994), a film set primarily in and around the fictional Exotica strip club.

His family moved to Canada when he was two years old. His work often explores themes of alienation and isolation, featuring characters whose interactions are mediated through technology, bureaucracy or other power structures. Egoyan's films often follow non-linear plot structures, in which events are placed out of sequence in order to elicit specific emotional reactions from the audience by withholding key information.

Egoyan's most critically acclaimed film is the drama The Sweet Hereafter (1997), and his biggest commercial success is the erotic thriller Chloe (2009). Egoyan has been nominated for two Academy Awards: Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay, both for The Sweet Hereafter. He also won several awards at Cannes Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival and Genie Awards. In 2008 Egoyan received the Dan David Prize for "Creative Rendering of the Past". Egoyan received the Governor General's Performing Arts Award, Canada's highest honour in the performing arts, in 2015.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Starkman cites Bjorkstrand quoting The Canadian Astrology Collection by John McKay-Clements, page 67, "Early morning, closer to dawn than midnight (paraphrase), his mother to JMC, phone 1998."


Categories

  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Entertain Producer
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script
  • Notable : Awards : Public Service (Order of Canada)
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award